By Sheldon Siegel
You could decide your mates, they are saying, yet you can't decide your loved ones. And in recent times, Mike Daley's relations has been preserving him very busy. An ex-priest, ex-public defender, and ex-corporate attorney, Daley and his former spouse, Rosie Fernandez, now run their very own San Francisco legal security company. such a lot in their circumstances are relatively small-time, that is why it might be remarkable that the individual accused of murdering motion picture director Richard (Big Dick) MacArthur is asking them-except that the accused is Rosie's personal niece, Angelina. That case is undesirable adequate, however the relations difficulties don't finish there: Rosie's brother, Tony, might be at the mistaken finish of a strong-arm graft concept; the son of 1 of the firm's attorneys has simply been busted on a drug cost; Mike is having a clandestine affair with a girl pass judgement on . . . and Rosie herself has a gloomy mystery which may make it all look irrelevant.
An complicated plot, immensely likeable characters, strong suspense, and greater than a slightly of humor-these have already turn into Siegel's hallmarks. felony reason will maintain you turning pages until eventually its ultimate, fantastic finish.
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Finally, the chance to try out my interview techniques. I hoped I wouldn’t come oﬀ as a hard-ass, and I bestowed my most sincere smile on David. ” His words tumbled out like a child’s wooden blocks. “Sam and I met last summer working at the resort oﬀ Highway 79. ” He closed his eyes. “She waited tables in the clubhouse and wasn’t impressed with me in the least. I fell for her, fell hard. ” His awkward chuckle was sweet. ” I lit a cigarette. ” “We dated, neither of us expecting much since Sam was only sixteen.
His teeth sparkled in the insurance salesman smile I’ve always hated. I should’ve said something friendly, but tact really wasn’t my strong suit today. ” The glass rattled as the outside door banged shut, courtesy of my well-placed kick. I would’ve been better oﬀ staying in bed. Kevin called Tuesday night to remind me of the meeting time with Shelley. By his clipped tone, either he was unhappy Ray had answered the phone, or was still ticked oﬀ from my parting shot on Saturday. Either way, I didn’t feel I owed him an apology.
Although, he had granted himself bonus points for stealth when faced with her distrustful youth. Despite her adolescent pleas, one clean slice under the soft meat of her chin and she’d 28 bled out as neatly as last season’s antelope. Icy water had puriﬁed the gash discoloring his knuckle. The little whelp had lashed his skin in a ﬁnal, desperate act. He’d worn the mark with pride; worthy prey often scarred him as reminder of a hard fought victory. A splash and shove later, she drifted away like she’d never been.
Criminal Intent (Mike Daley, Book 3) by Sheldon Siegel